15U BWC: Germany concludes 1st Round with Rout over Ukraine

19/08/2012

After two lopsided losses and a one-run defeat, Germany ended their first round schedule at the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Mexico with an 11-1 rout over the Ukraine. The contest ended early after seven innings due to ten-run rule.



Women’s BWC: Netherlands upsets Cuba to finish 7th

19/08/2012

The Netherlands stunned Cuba with a 10-8 win on Sunday morning at Telus Field in Edmonton to claim seventh place in the final standings of the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup. It is the first victory for the Dutch team internationally or any European team. They scored three runs on a double by Galieth Haaker in the top of the seventh inning to erase a one-run deficit en route to a dramatic victory.



Six Teams undefeated at 15U Baseball World Championship after three Days

19/08/2012

Chihuahua (Mexico). The I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Chihuahua, Parral and Cuauhtémoc continued with day three on Saturday. Mexico, Chinese Taipei, Cuba, Brazil, Nicaragua and Venezuela are still undefeated. Nicaragua is the first team at three wins in the tournament. Thanks to another postponed due to rain between Cuba and Argentina had to re-schedule a couple of games with the make-up game to be played on Sunday.



15U BWC: No Contest for Chinese Taipei against Italy

19/08/2012

Cuauhtemoc (Mexico) – Chinese Taipei taught Italy a lesson in the third day of competition at the IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Chihuahua.



15U BWC: Venezuela cruises past Germany

19/08/2012

Cuauhtémoc (Mexico) – One day after a shutout over the Ukraine, Venezuela also didn’t have any problems with the second European team in Group C. Playing in the afternoon in Cuauhtémoc they defeated Germany 16-0 in five innings. They scored in each of the first four frames, highlighted by an eight-run third. It was the third loss on the third day for Germany.



Women’s BWC: Chinese Taipei opens Classification Round with Win

18/08/2012

Chinese Taipei is playing for fifth place on Sunday at the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton, Canada. They defeated the Netherlands by a score of 7-5 on Saturday morning, opening the classification round of the tournament. The Dutch team was up to par in the game at Telus Field, but has to settle to play for seventh.



15U BWC: Mexico blows out Lithuania

18/08/2012

After the official opener against Chinese Taipei had to be postponed Mexico kicked off their schedule at the I IBAF Baseball World Championship on Friday evening in Chihuahua with a whopping 44-0 blowout over Lithuania.



15U BWC: Venezuela shuts out Ukraine in Tournament Debut

18/08/2012

Venezuela entered the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship on Friday with a 15-0 shutout over the Ukraine. They scored 11 of their 15 runs in the second inning of the blowout. For the European team it was their second loss in the tournament.



15U BWC: Italy overpowers a surprising Lithuania

18/08/2012

A troubled beginning of the game by starter Michele Pomponi gave Lithuania the opportunity to take an early lead on team Italy: three doubles and a single meant a 1-6 score at the end of the second inning.



Women’s BWC: Cuba wins Duel of winless Teams

18/08/2012

Cuba has finally won a game in the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup. They defeated the Netherlands 13-5 on Thursday afternoon at Telus Field, concluding the first round in Edmonton with a 1-6 record in seventh place. The Dutch team dropped to 0-7. Both teams will play in the consolation round this weekend, still having a chance to finish in fifth.